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" Though thou be to them a scorn, That to nought but earth are born, Let my life no longer be Than I am in love with thee... "
The Gentleman's Magazine - Page 43
1817
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Specimens with Memoirs of the Less-known British Poets, Volume 2

George Gilfillan - English poetry - 1860
...thee, Whose dull thoughts can not conceive thee, Though thou be to them a scorn That to nought but earth are born ; Let my life no longer be Than I am in love with thee ! Though our wise ones call it madness, Let me never taste of gladness If I love not...
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Second period. From Spenser to Dryden (cont.)

George Gilfillan - English poetry - 1860
...then, best earthly bliss, I will cherish thee for this ! Poesy, thou sweet'st content That e'er Heaven to mortals lent; Though they as a trifle leave thee, Whose dull thoughts can not conceive thee, Though thou be to them a scorn That to nought but earth are bora; Let my life...
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Moral and Religious Quotations from the Poets: Topically Arranged ...

Quotations - 1861 - 338 pages
...thistles grow, Which envy or perverted nature sow. Poesy, thou sweot'st content WALLER. That e'er Heaven to mortals lent; Though they as a trifle leave thee...Whose dull thoughts cannot conceive thee; Though thou bo to them a scorn That to naught but earth are born ; Let my life no longer be Than I am in love with...
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A Compendious History of English Literature and of the English ..., Volume 2

George Lillie Craik - English language - 1861
...earthly bliss, I will cherish thee for this, — Poesy ! — thou sweet'st content That e'er heaven to mortals lent. Though they as a trifle leave thee Whose dull thoughts cannot conceive tboe; Though thou be to them a scorn That to nought but earth are born ; Let ray life no longer be...
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Macphail's Edinburgh ecclesiastical journal and literary review, Volumes 29-30

1861
...then, best earthly bliss, I will cherish thee for this I Poesy, thou sweet'st content That e'er Heaven to mortals lent ; Though they as a trifle leave thee Whose dull thoughts can not conceive thee, Though thou be to them a scorn That to nought but earth are born ; Let my life...
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Prison Books and Their Authors

John Alfred Langford - Authors, English - 1861 - 357 pages
...thee, Whofe dull thoughts cannot conceive thee, Though thou be to them a fcorn, That to nought but earth are born, Let my life no longer be Than I am in love with thee. Though our wife ones call thee madnefs, Let me never tafte of gladnefs, If I love not...
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Hymns of the Eastern Church: tr. by J.M. Neale, Issue 161

John Mason Neale - 1863 - 16 pages
...EDITION. LONDON: JT HAYES, 8, LYALL PLACE, EATON i Sinn's lyre, them belt content That o'er Heav'n to mortals lent, Though they as a trifle leave thee, Whose dull thoughts cannot conceive thee, Though to them thou be a scorn Who to nought but earth are born, May my life no longer be Than I am in love...
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Flowers and Fruit Gathered by Loving Hands from Old English Gardens

Emily Taylor - English poetry - 1864 - 182 pages
...thou, best earthly bliss, I will cherish thee for this. Poesy, thou sweet'st content, That e'er Heaven to mortals lent ; Though they as a trifle leave thee,...thee ; Though thou be to them a scorn That to nought but earth are born, — Let my life no longer be Than I am in love with thee. Though our wise ones...
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Essays and poems, selected from the literary remains of F. Hinde

Frederick Hinde - 1864 - 124 pages
...approximating somewhat to fanaticism, thus writes— " Poesy, thou sweet'st content That ever heaven to mortals lent ; Though they as a trifle leave thee,...conceive thee, Though thou be to them a scorn, That to naught but earth are born ! May my life no longer be Than I am in love with thee." Such is the deeply...
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Evenings in Arcadia

John Dennis - Pastoral poetry, English - 1865 - 321 pages
...uncomfortable as that of the poor squire. CHAPTER VII. Poesy ! — Thou sweet' st content That e'er heaven to mortals lent. Though they as a trifle leave thee...thee ; Though thou be to them a scorn That to nought but earth are born ; Let my life no longer be Than I am in love with thee. Though our wise ones call...
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